As enabling partner and lead advocate, the Office for Southern Cultural Communities-Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (OSCC-ARMM) envisions a genuinely empowered Indigenous Cultural Communities / Indigenous Peoples / Tribal Peoples (ICCs/IPs/TPs) whose rights and multi-dimensional well-being are fully recognized, respect and promoted towards the attainment of regional unity and development.
The OSCC-ARMM is the primary government agency that formulates and implement policies, plans, projects and programs for the recognition, promotion and protection of the rights and well-being ICCs/IPs/TPs with respect of their ancestral domain and lands, self-governance and empowerment, social justice and human rights and cultural integrity.
Commitment to serve and uplift the lives of Indigenous Peoples in ARMM
Protect the rights of Indigenous Peoples in ARMM
Preserve culture and living traditions of the tribe.
Integrity in our decisions
• Issuance of CTMS & ATMS
• Decisions in land conflict settlements
• Decisions in Family Feud Settlements
The OSCC-ARMM shall protect and promote the interest and well-being of ICCs/IPs/TPs with due regard to their beliefs, customs, traditions and institutions.